Contravention: Employing or otherwise engaging individual to engage in compulsory trade without a Certificate of Qualification, contrary to section 4 of the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 (OCTAA).
Summary: On August 24, 2017, Ontario College of Trades inspectors conducted an inspection at a new residential construction site located in West Alliston, ON. The inspectors determined that one individual employed by Nuforce Electrical & Security Comp Ltd. was installing an electrical box and wiring for an appliance while he did not hold a Certificate of Qualification or a Statement of Membership in the compulsory trade of electrician – domestic and rural (309C) that is not suspended, and while he was not an apprentice in the trade working pursuant to a registered training agreement that is not suspended.
Notice of Contravention: On November 7, 2017, a College inspector issued a Notice of Contravention to Nuforce Electrical & Security Comp Ltd. of Brampton, setting out an administrative penalty of $500. Nuforce Electrical & Security Comp Ltd. had no other OCTAA Notices of Contravention issued to it in the three years preceding the date of the current notice.